Category Archives: University of Toronto

Munk School’s Innovation Policy Think Tank awarded major grant to establish digital research partnership

TORONTON , ON – The Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto is proud to announce that David Wolfe, Co-Director of the Innovation Policy Lab, and his team have been awarded $2.9 million from SSHRC (the Social … Continue reading

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Columbia Business School professor receives inaugural Dean’s Award for Emerging Leaders at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management

TORONTO, ON — A psychologist and professor from Columbia Business School is the first recipient of the Dean’s Award for Emerging Leaders from the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management. Malia Mason, the Gantcher Associate Professor of Business, will … Continue reading

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Liberal democracy is possible in Muslim-majority countries

TORONTO, ON — A new study by University of Toronto and University of Tübingen researchers suggests that Islam is not as much of an impediment to liberal democracy as is often thought. “One of the key markers for a successful … Continue reading

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G20 members comply with 2013 St. Petersburg Summit employment commitments better than climate change

TORONTO, ON — The G20 Research Group at the University of Toronto and the International Organisations Research Institute of National Research University Higher School of Economics (IORI HSE) presented their seventh G20 interim compliance report. At the halfway point between … Continue reading

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Despite a significant reduction in smog-producing toxins in past decade, GTA still violates Canada’s ozone standards

TORONTO, ON – A new study shows that while the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) has significantly reduced some of the toxins that contribute to smog, the city continues to violate the Canada-wide standards for ozone air pollution. Smog, which can … Continue reading

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University of Toronto ranked first in Canada, 24th in the world

TORONTO, ON – The University of Toronto is the top university in Canada and one of the best in the world, reports the Shanghai Jiao Tong University’s Academic Ranking of World Universities 2014. This year, the prestigious ranking – which … Continue reading

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With low taxes and large investment needs, Torontonians must make hard choices

TORONTO, ON – Toronto does not face a fiscal crisis by any means. But with low residential taxes, high public expectations for City services, and significant infrastructure maintenance and investment needs, Toronto’s candidates and voters face tough choices during this … Continue reading

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University of Toronto to host 50 Punjab teachers for teacher training course

TORONTO, ON – The government of the Indian State of Punjab is sending 50 of its teachers to the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) of the University of Toronto for an intensive four-week teacher development program from July … Continue reading

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Statement about the detention of Alexander Sodiqov

We welcome the release from detention of Alexander Sodiqov, a doctoral student in political science at the University of Toronto who was in Tajikistan under contract to the University of Exeter. We look forward to the case being formally concluded … Continue reading

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YBP Library Services selected as primary book supplier for the University of Toronto Libraries

TORONTO, ON – YBP Library Services (YBP), the academic division of Baker & Taylor, is proud to announce that the University of Toronto Libraries has selected YBP as its primary supplier of academic titles published in the United States and … Continue reading

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